Plant Care Begonia lubbersii

Begonia lubbersii

About Begonia lubbersii

There are over 2,000 species of Begonia, and horticulturalists have created even more varities by cultivating all sorts of shapes and colors! They're native to tropical regions around the world, but are now found in homes in cold climates as well. Their taxonomy is far more complex than other plants, with species belonging to different cultivar groups. They contain oxalic acid, so be sure to keep them out of reach in homes with pets or children! ⚠️

Taxonomy

Begonia lubbersii
Begonia
Begoniaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Begonia lubbersii

Water

How often to water your Begonia lubbersii

Water needs for Begonia lubbersii
0.5 cups
every 9

Begonia lubbersii needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Jacksonville, Florida.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Begonia lubbersii

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Begonia lubbersii in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

57% Medium

Growing Begonia lubbersii in Jacksonville right now

Light needs for plant Begonia lubbersii in Jacksonville, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 29th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Jacksonville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Begonia lubbersii in Jacksonville, Florida

Sunlight will decrease by 21.5% ☀️

November 29th, 2022

Jacksonville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Jacksonville is expected to decrease by 21.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Begonia lubbersii in Jacksonville, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 27th, 2022

This month, Jacksonville is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of…

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Finding light for Begonia lubbersii in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Begonia lubbersii: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Begonia lubbersii may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️

Jacksonville, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Begonia lubbersii

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Begonia lubbersii: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Begonia lubbersii after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Begonia lubbersii

Begonia lubbersii

Begonia lubbersii


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Jacksonville, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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